Historical and Current Policy Approaches to Social Welfare (SW 9972 & -01)

September 13, 2022

4 Credits – Course Number SOWK 9971

Learning Objectives:

  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of the background and history of social policy
  • Critically analyze policies using Bardach’s “Eightfold Path” model
  • Understand policy, service delivery, and the nature of power and control in the political and legislative process, with a special emphasis on disenfranchised populations and social work values

Applied Practice Gain:

  • Link historical and policy approaches to APP
  • Update/modify introduction section